Geography & Maps

We maintain an extensive collection of maps and related material at the Library. Please visit or contact us to use any of these materials:

  • Aerial survey photographs of Connecticut
  • Manuscript maps related to Connecticut
  • Maps and atlases documenting America's participation in wars from the colonial period to the present
  • Maps, atlases, and gazetteers
  • Maps from Connecticut state and United States government publications
  • Maps used in the Hale Headstone Collection survey
  • Metropolitan District Commission town maps of the Hartford area
  • Microfilmed copies of the Library of Congress' collections of Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps for Connecticut, ca. 1884-1950 and 1951-1970, and Digital Sanborn Maps 1867-1970, Connecticut (available for use at the State Library only)
  • New England topographic maps
  • Survey maps
  • Worldwide maps and atlases from the 17th century to the present, including political, road/street, thematic, and topographic map

Related links

Full color, digital collection of over 200,000 United States and World maps and atlases spanning several hundred years.

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Sanborn fire insurance maps for Connecticut towns and cities between 1867 and 1970.

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Includes the American Memory collection. Also check the “A-Z Index to the Library of Congress Site” for links to information about Genealogy, Geography, History, and more.

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